March into a Perfect Smile: Common Orthodontic Myths Debunked

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At Heinz Orthodontics, one of our favorite parts of our job is to see each patient shine when their new smile is revealed. Marching into a perfect smile can be exciting, but it can also be nerve wracking for our patients if they don’t know what to expect. Even though orthodontic treatment has grown in […]

Braces Vs Invisalign: Finding the Perfect Treatment Option for You

At Heinz Orthodontics, our two most popular treatment options for achieving a straight smile are braces and Invisalign Clear Aligners. Dr. Heinz can use either of these treatment methods to correct your misaligned teeth and to give you the smile of your dreams, but each method comes with its own set of pros and cons […]

Six Hidden Benefits of Braces

Six Hidden Benefits of Braces

Improving More than just Aesthetics At Heinz Orthodontics, most of our patients associate braces with achieving a picture-perfect, straight smile. But the cosmetic transformation braces bring to your smile isn’t the only reason we encourage orthodontic treatment. The benefits of orthodontic treatment reach far beyond the aesthetics of your smile. Dr. Heinz and the team […]

How to Care for Your Braces Over the Holiday Break

How to Care for Your Braces Over the Holiday Break

Parents, are you ready for the holiday season to be in full swing? Our team at Heinz Orthodontics is excited to spend some quality time with family and celebrate the holidays. But we want you to remember that we are here for you and your family, even during the celebrations. We want your kiddo’s positive […]

The Importance of Wearing Orthodontic Retainers: Protecting Your Smile for a Lifetime

The Importance of Wearing Orthodontic Retainers Protecting Your Smile for a Lifetime

Hey there, fellow smile enthusiasts! We’ve all been through the journey of braces or aligners and have emerged with perfectly aligned teeth, courtesy of our orthodontist Heinz Orthodontics (hopefully). But the journey doesn’t end there! Today, we’re going to talk about a crucial step in maintaining that stunning smile – wearing orthodontic retainers. So, let’s […]

Elastics for Braces – Everything You Need to Know

Elastics for Braces - Everything You Need to Know

Are you ready to begin orthodontic treatment? Are you ready for the Heinz Orthodontics team to transform your smile? While orthodontic treatment will improve the look of your smile, it can also help correct your bite and can even improve the way your top and bottom jaw function together. Most people have heard of braces […]

How to Prepare for Braces

How to Prepare for Braces

At Heinz Orthodontics in Rockford and Grand Rapids, MI, we know that even though most people have braces or clear aligners at some point in their life, getting braces can still be nerve-wracking. If you are feeling nervous, remember, it’s totally normal to be nervous! Once you get your braces, you will never have the […]

5 Habits That can be Harmful to Your Teeth

Hello, Dr. Jeffrey Heinz here with Heinz Orthodontics in Rockford and Grand Rapids, MI. As your orthodontist, I want to teach you how to properly care for your teeth during and after your orthodontic treatment, so you can have the best smile possible!  Investing in the treatment process is a big commitment and we don’t […]

5 Tips for Keeping Track of Your Retainer

After months of wearing braces or clear aligner trays, you finally have the smile of your dreams from Heinz Orthodontics! And now that you know what your best smile looks like, you of course want to keep it that way. That is where your retainer comes into play. Dr. Heinz will provide you with a […]

5 Tips to Step Up Your Home Dental Care

Hello again! Hello, Dr. Jeffrey Heinz here with Heinz Orthodontics and today we’d like to talk to you about cavities and your at-home dental care routine. We all dread finding out we have a cavity. Cavities often make us feel like we haven’t prioritized our oral health. Not only can cavities feel embarrassing, but they […]